Photographs, the damaged and faded and disappearing

Photographs are a visual record of our ancestors, and our moments in time that had meaning to us. What to do with them? How to preserve them? One suggestion is to organize them with the family papers you have, for each head of household. What to put them in? Archival does not always mean preservation. … More Photographs, the damaged and faded and disappearing

What is a “Signature” Pedigree?

Recently from one of the many genealogy blogs I follow, I saw this introduction: “Family History Gifts If You Want That Signature Pedigree But Don’t Want To Learn How to Make One…” https://thegenealogygirl.blog/2019/01/22/if-you-want-that-signature-pedigree-but-dont-want-to-learn-how-to-make-one/ I was intrigued by the word “Signature” and so I looked at the site to see what it was all about. Oh, … More What is a “Signature” Pedigree?

I’mm baaaack.

Moving to bare land and starting from the ground level takes much longer and much more time than one would think. Thus blogging has taken a step back while life goes on. So what have I discovered in my spare time about this wooden silo? This brick wall is solid and I’m not getting through … More I’mm baaaack.

Using the BLM Website for researching the history of land owners

I finally made time to find the documents on my own using the BLM website: https://glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx I clicked on Search Documents: This brought me to the page that I entered the information I remembered – I was glad that I didn’t have to fill in all the information, so I entered the state and county … More Using the BLM Website for researching the history of land owners

We can do research together, right here! ~The treasure hunt continues

From the first blog…” I am not sure how I will be able to gather that valuable information when someone else is doing the research. We will have to see what this journey is going to reveal…” And the Reveal is this: It only took one day, I received a phone call and Nicola read … More We can do research together, right here! ~The treasure hunt continues

Preserving history one building at a time part 1 of 2

It’s exciting to be getting a really old office! Have you ever watched one of those restoration D.I.Y. shows on television? Barnwood Builders, Rehab Addict, Restored, This Old House, and so on? Wikipedia has an A-Z listing of 114 programs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Home_renovation_television_series “Pages in category “Home renovation television series” The following 114 pages are in this … More Preserving history one building at a time part 1 of 2